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LIVING FAITH

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14216


Slight wear & staining to DJ; The former President writes of his life and his faith ; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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WINSTON S. CHURCHILL Young Statesman 1901-1914

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1967

Order Number: 14717


Wear to DJ extremities with wrinkling mainly to top edges ; detailed account of the early adulthood of the noted statesman by his son; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 763 pages View more info

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THE TRAGEDY OF LYNDON JOHNSON

By: Goldman, Eric F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: first and second printings before publication

Order Number: 15855


Slight wear to DJ; Author Goldman was granted leave from his position as professor of History at Princeton to join the Johnson administration as special consultant, and this volume is his account of his White House years ; 8vo; 531,xxi pages View more info

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BULWARK OF THE REPUBLIC A Biography of the Constitution

By: Hendrick, Burton J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9471


Spine label faded. Bookplate; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 467 pages View more info

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EARLY WRITINGS

By: Lippmann, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 1970

Order Number: 14398


Light wear & browning to DJ; The noted political theorist's collected early writings, mostly from his tenure at the New Republic; 8vo; 356 pages View more info

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THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LIFE OF DANIEL WEBSTER [TWO VOLUMES IN ONE]

By: Lyman, R. S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. W. Bradley: 1860

Order Number: 13812


Wear to extremities. Occasional foxing. Boards discolored; the life of the noted statesman; 8vo; 261,300 pages View more info

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MY EIGHT PRESIDENTS

By: McClendon, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wyden Books: 1978

Order Number: 16278


Slight wear to DJ with very faded spine ; Newspaperwoman McClendon has verbally sparred at press conferences with presidents FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE MONROE DOCTRINE AND AMERICAN EXPANSIONISM 1843-1849

By: Merk, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14527


Wear & small closed tears to DJ; An examination of the Tyler and Polk administrations belief that America must expand. Stated first edition ; 8vo; 289,ix pages View more info

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOE MCCARTHY

By: Reeves, Thomas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1982

Order Number: 12767


Some staining to boards; biography of the disgraced Senator; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 819 pages View more info

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THE POLITICS OF UPHEAVAL

By: Schlesinger Jr. , Arthur

Price: $12.98

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 16363


Rear hinge started, showing webbing. DJ shows wear with open tears ; The third volume in author Schlesinger's series on FDR. The President deals with opposition to the New Deal, demagogue clergy, hostile Republicans, and a wavering Supreme Court; The Age of Roosevelt; 8vo; 749 pages View more info

THE COMING OF THE NEW DEAL

By: Schlesinger, Arthur M.

Price: $23.77

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9435


Boards faded and with light rubbing to extremities ; The Age of Roosevelt; 8vo; 669 pages View more info

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HARRY S. TRUMAN

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 16352


DJ shows wear with chipping, creasing, and small tears. Boards slightly faded. Some foxing to edges. Some staining to pages; Biography of the former president by his daughter ; 8vo; 602 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION [VOLUME ONE ONLY] Literature Series

By: Various

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., George Washington Bicentennial Commission: 1932

Order Number: 16533


Wear to extremities. Front hinge started. Foxing to endpapers; All sorts of stuff about the father of our country, originally published as a series of pamphlets, here collected to mark the bicentennial of his birth. Includes essays on his youth, education, appearance, character, military service, farming techniques, and of course his Presidency. There's much much more, including several short plays about the first President ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 716 pages View more info

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THE BATTLE FOR THE PRESIDENCY

By: Warren, Sidney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1968

Order Number: 16365


DJ tattered with significant open tears. Binding loose toward front of book; While the battle for the White House was bitterly contested in 1964, it was a model of decorum compared to some of the contests in previous years (and in future years! ). Here author Warren examines the campaigns of 1828, 1896, 1912, 1932, and others in determining just what makes a President, and how he got there ; 8vo; 426 pages View more info

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ONE WORLD

By: Willkie, Wendell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1943

Order Number: 16244


DJ faded and with small chips ; INSCRIBED by author. Former Presidential candidate Willkie went around the world in the early stages of WWII to observe conditions on the ground. The book became a best seller and he was widely praised for his even-handedness in describing the world scene. He became an unlikely ally of FDR and an advocate for world government ; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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THIS IS WENDELL WILLKIE A Collection of Speeches and Writings on Present-Day Issues

By: Willkie, Wendell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1940

Order Number: 13653


Browning & foxing to endpapers; the life and beliefs of the Presidential candidate; 8vo; 280 pages View more info

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PRESIDENT WILSON'S STATE PAPERS AND ADDRESSES With Editorial Notes, a Biographical Sketch, an Introduction, and an Analytical Index

By: Wilson, Woodrow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Review of Reviews Company: 1918

Order Number: 16645


Hinges slightly started. Light wear to extremities; Well known as a topnotch orator, President Wilson's most notable speeches are here collected ; 8vo; 479 pages View more info